Jerry Ondo, Maintenance Employee
Gerald "Jerry" Ondo, Sr., a former maintenance employee at Perry Schools, passed away March 7, 2016 at TriPoint Medical Center. Mr. Ondo was born September 27, 1942 in Fairport Harbor and was a lifetime Lake County resident. He served in the US Navy aboard the USS Sierra (AD-18). He was an electrician with Local Union 673 in Mentor and retired from the Maintenance Department at Perry Schools in 2004. He also owned and operated the Rock-Eye Fishing Charter. He held a Charter Captains license for 25 years. Mr. Ondo was a member of the Hungarian Culture Club in Fairport Harbor, AMVETS Post 1971 in Perry, American Legion Post 336 in Painesville and the V.F.W. Post 7754 in Fairport Harbor. He is survived by his wife, Karen (Wheeler) Ondo, whom he married on Friday, August 13, 2005; son, Gerald "Jerry" (Marcia) Ondo, Jr. of Fairport Harbor; daughter, Leah (Rick) Walczak of Kitchener, Ontario, Canada; grandchildren, Terri, Matt, Tyler, Ryan, Morgan, Matthew and Sara; and brother, David (Gabby) Ondo of Painesville. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Marion (Starkey) Ondo; brothers, John, James, and Richard Ondo. Contributions in Mr. Ondo's memory may be made to Parkinson's Disease Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York, NY 10018.